Tuesday, 15 April 2014

I am dotty about my scarf!

I slept like a baby the evening of the felt workshop. Although the felting process is a very physical one,  I had forgotten how tiring it is to think on your feet and make design decisions fast as part of the creative process. The felt scarf took a day to make and I absolutely love the result. Especially wearing it with my lovely vintage 'linen' brooch.

Handmade silk, wool & textiles scarf
with one of my hand-stitched brooches

The original size of the scarf was so long, it hung over both ends of the six foot table I was working on.... after felting the scarf was a third smaller in both directions.  At the end of the day I took my scarf home to complete the final tweeking (after a good nights sleep).

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